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Pedro Aguirre Cerda

1879 - 1941

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Pedro Abelino Aguirre Cerda (American Spanish: [ˈpeðɾo aˈɣire ˈseɾða]; February 6, 1879 – November 25, 1941) was a Chilean political figure, educator, and lawyer who served as the 22nd president of Chile from 1938 until his death in 1941. A member of the Radical Party since 1906, he was chosen by the left-wing Popular Front coalition as its candidate for the 1938 presidential election and won. He had previously served as deputy for San Felipe, Putaendo and Los Andes from 1915 to 1918, Minister of the Interior from January to September 1918 under president Juan Luis Sanfuentes, deputy for Santiago from 1918 to 1921, Minister of Justice and Public Instruction from 1920 to 1921 under president Arturo Alessandri, and senator for Concepción from 1921 to 1927. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pedro Aguirre Cerda has received more than 86,854 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Pedro Aguirre Cerda is the 10,647th most popular politician (down from 9,758th in 2019), the 57th most popular biography from Chile (down from 51st in 2019) and the 20th most popular Chilean Politician.

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Among politicians, Pedro Aguirre Cerda ranks 10,647 out of 15,577Before him are Princess Tatiana Constantinovna of Russia, Proculus, John Boland, Élie, duc Decazes, Yevhen Petrushevych, and Eleanor, Countess of Vermandois. After him are Magas of Cyrene, Hammer DeRoburt, Neferkare, ninth dynasty, Abderrahmane Farès, Marduk-apla-iddina I, and Jean Béliveau.

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Among people born in 1879, Pedro Aguirre Cerda ranks 107Before him are Thomas Beecham, Maud Menten, Alfred Abel, Archduchess Maria Christina of Austria, José Giral, and Frank Bridge. After him are Duchess Sophia Charlotte of Oldenburg, Friedrich Christiansen, Vittorio Ambrosio, Yevgenia Bosch, Bernhard Kellermann, and Kafū Nagai. Among people deceased in 1941, Pedro Aguirre Cerda ranks 104Before him are Huseyn Javid, Otto Strandman, Mihály Babits, Anandyn Amar, Eugène Boch, and Frank Bridge. After him are Marcel Prévost, Károly Huszár, Jaan Tõnisson, J. Stuart Blackton, Manuel Teixeira Gomes, and Issai Schur.

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Among people born in Chile, Pedro Aguirre Cerda ranks 57 out of 265Before him are Teresa of the Andes (1900), Juan Rodríguez Vega (1944), Juan Ignacio Molina (1740), Vicente Huidobro (1893), José Donoso (1924), and Carlos Vidal (1902). After him are Vicar (1934), Claudio Bravo (1983), Cristina Calderón (1928), José Antonio Kast (1966), Francisco Javier Errázuriz Ossa (1933), and Alejandro Amenábar (1972).


Among politicians born in Chile, Pedro Aguirre Cerda ranks 20Before him are Hortensia Bussi (1914), Carlos Ibáñez del Campo (1877), Gabriel González Videla (1898), José Manuel Balmaceda (1840), José Miguel Carrera (1785), and Arturo Alessandri (1868). After him are José Antonio Kast (1966), Manuel Montt (1809), Gabriel Boric (1986), Aníbal Pinto (1825), Ramón Freire (1787), and Jorge Montt (1845).